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Happy 64th Birthday to Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu PM of Israel born 21 Oct 1949

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Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu (Hebrew: בִּנְיָמִין “בִּיבִּי” נְתַנְיָהוּ (help·info), Arabic: بنيامين نتنياهو‎; born 21 October 1949) is an Israeli politician and the current Prime Minister of Israel. He also currently serves as a member of the Knesset, the Chairman of the Likud party, Foreign Affairs Minister and Minister of Public Diplomacy and Diaspora Affairs. Born in Tel Aviv […]

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Happy 63rd Birthday to Jorge Carlos de Almeida Fonseca 4th President of Cape Verde born 20th Oct 1950

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Jorge Carlos de Almeida Fonseca OICVV (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈʒɔɾʒɨ ˈkaɾluʒ dɨ alˈmejdɐ fõˈsekɐ]; born 20 October 1950[1]) is a Cape Verdean politician, lawyer, and university professor who has been President of Cape Verde since 2011. He served as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1991 to 1993. Supported by the Movement for Democracy (MpD), he won the […]

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China trusts U.S. to quickly solve debt crisis

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BEIJING, Oct. 18 (Xinhua) — China and India will sign a series of bilateral agreements during Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s visit to China, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said on Friday. In response to a question at a daily news briefing concerning the consultation between China and India to simplify visa procedures, spokeswoman Hua […]

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China, India set to sign a series of deals: FM

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BEIJING, Oct. 18 (Xinhua) — China and India will sign a series of bilateral agreements during Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s visit to China, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said on Friday.In response to a question at a daily news briefing concerning the consultation between China and India to simplify visa procedures, spokeswoman Hua Chunying […]

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China-Myanmar gas pipeline in full operation

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BEIJING, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) — The China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) said Sunday that the China-Myanmar gas pipeline has gone into full operation after the completion of its end section connecting the cities of Lufeng and Guigang in southwest China. Some 793 km of the 2,520-km trunk line are in Myanmar, while the rest is […]

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China, Bangladesh to progress BCIM Economic Corridor

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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (R) holds talks with his Bangladesh counterpart Dipu Moni in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 20, 2013. Moni is paying an official visit to China from Oct. 19 to 22 at Wang’s invitation. (Xinhua/Huang Jingwen)    BEIJING, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) — Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with his Bangladesh […]

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Meeting with Head of the Republic of Karelia Alexander Khudilaynen

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Vladimir Putin met with Head of the Republic of Karelia Alexander Khudilaynen to discuss the region’s socioeconomic situation. Mr Khudilaynen Khudilaynen, Alexander     briefed the President on measures to develop tourism in Karelia, in particular, infrastructure development measures, including on the Solovetsky islands.     Mr Khudilaynen said that 1.7 million tourists visit Karelia […]

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Drone strikes against Pakistan’s sovereignty: Nawaz

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Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif speaking to the media after reaching London. -APP Photo Published 2013-10-20 01:35:42 LONDON: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that drone attacks violate the sovereignty of Pakistan and that the issue will be raised during his visit to the United States, DawnNews reported. Television channels quoted the prime minister as recalling […]

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Security aid to Pakistan restored as Nawaz reaches Washington

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Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. – File Photo Updated 2013-10-21 01:30:42 WASHINGTON: The United States has quietly restarted security assistance to Pakistan, US officials said on Sunday, after freezing much of that aid during a period of strained relations beginning with the 2011 Navy SEAL raid that killed al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden. While […]

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Singh leaves for Russia, China

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Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh — File photo Published 2013-10-20 16:32:27   NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left Sunday for a four-day trip to Russia and China aimed at strengthening trade ties and addressing a festering border dispute with Beijing. The prime minister will also look to secure energy, defence and other economic […]

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